The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 255 320 312
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.020% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.044% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £20,000 £58,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.66% +55.33%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £29,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -14.07%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3193 4596 5099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.23% 44.97% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2796 3886 4296
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Billing
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) EPoS
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Legal IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) iManage